to jail or not to jail

Andrea Venturoli ml at
Thu Jun 6 06:39:49 UTC 2019

On 6/6/19 6:41 AM, David Mehler wrote:

> 2. I'm needing each jail to log to the host machine. I'm wanting to do
> this because I've got fail2ban going on the host and want to ban
> addresses that are hitting on the jails.

In the jail:
_ add syslogd_enable="NO" to /etc/rc.conf;
_ service syslogd stop.

In the host:
_ add "-l /usr/jails/{myjail}/var/run/log" to syslogd_flags in 
/etc/rc.conf (or whatever if you use other files);
_ service syslogd restart.

Standard security considerations apply.


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